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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/07/2019.

Locum Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology (Thyroid and General)

Job Reference: 180-LOCON-3020

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Diabetes and Endocrinology
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge
£77,913 - £105,042

Applications are sought for a full time Locum Consultant post in Endocrinology (Thyroid & General) and Diabetic Medicine at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke’s Hospital).

Endocrinology and Diabetes services at CUHFT are based in the Wolfson Diabetes and Endocrine Centre (WDEC). The WDEC is a dedicated ambulatory centre within the Wellcome Trust -MRC Institute of Metabolic Science (IMS), a purpose-built centre dedicated to research, education and clinical care in the area of metabolic disease.

This represents an exciting opportunity to work with a number of dynamic, multidisciplinary teams who provide a full range of secondary and tertiary care services.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to Thyroid and General Endocrinology Clinics, including leading a weekly Thyroid Nodule Biopsy clinic and participating in Thyroid Cancer and Endocrine Pregnancy clinics, and a Thyroid Eye Disease MDT. CUH is recognised as a national referral centre for the assessment of patients with unusual and rare thyroid disorders and an interest in thyroid disease is desirable.

The WDEC is also home to an award-winning Type 1 service with a substantial insulin pump programme closely allied to DAFNE teaching and the Artificial Pancreas research team based in the IMS. The postholder will be expected to contribute to a weekly Diabetes clinic.

Other specialist services include the regional pituitary service, endocrine-genetic disorders, neuroendocrine tumours and endocrine cancer.

The role also involves a contribution to the in-patient service, which includes some general medical patients, but has no involvement in the general medical on-call rota.

The appointee will have the ability to offer expert clinical opinion on a range of endocrine problems and will be involved in the teaching and training of junior staff, medical students and other health professionals.

Applicants must be registered with (or be eligible to apply to) the GMC with a licence to practise and have, or shortly be expected to obtain, a CCT in Diabetes and Endocrinology with G(I)M (or equivalent).

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals is an Equal Opportunities Employer

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details, please contact Dr Paul Flynn, Clinical Director for Cardiovascular-Metabolic, Professor Mark Gurnell. Or Dr Tony Coll, Specialty Lead for Diabetes & Endocrinology.


Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

Please be aware that once submitted via NHS Jobs, your application will be moved and handled through TRAC Systems and communication will be sent to you via TRAC Systems. You will be updated by email and/ or text regarding the progress of your application, however the vacancy will not be updated on NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are made an offer, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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